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State environmental agencies have less staff to adequately protect Rhode Island waters than in the past, and that could negatively impact the local economy, say advocates. On Jan. 14, Save The Bay Executive Director Jonathan Stone and Rhode … more
The unemployment rate in Rhode Island hovered at 5.1 percent, one-tenth of a percentage point higher than the national average of 5 percent in December, having fallen from November’s rate of 5.2 percent, according to figures released by the state Department of Labor and Training on Thursday. more
Does your company offer paid family leave beyond the four weeks required by Rhode Island law? Yes – 37.5% No – 62.5% How many of your employees have opted to take family leave? Fewer than 25% … more
Construction employment increased in 45 states, including Rhode Island, as well as in Washington, D.C., in February compared with the previous year, according to Associated General Contractors of America. more
Last week's release of the change in personal income by state for 2013-14 placed Rhode Island pretty high on the list, No. 16, with a one-year gain of 4.3 percent. But that doesn't quite tell the entire story. In the last decade, the Ocean … more
There are three simple rules in life: – If you do not go after what you want, you'll never have it. – If you do not ask, the answer will always be no. – If you do not step forward, you'll always be in the same place. … more
Sure, the employee can navigate documents in Word, read through files sorted by Excel and create a PowerPoint presentation. But how many can honestly say they know how to analyze data and create effective reports and presentations? … more
Microfibres Inc. is closing and filing for bankruptcy, a union official said Wednesday. more
Employment in the U.S. hit bottom near the beginning of 2010. Since then we've had almost six years of steady job growth. more
(Updated Jan. 19) Stephen Koester, 23, prepared last fall to intern this academic quarter at the Providence office of Woodard & Curran, by using equipment in New England Institute of Technology's updated electrical-engineering lab. The Canada-based … more
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